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Algae An Introduction to Phycology

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ISBN-10: 0521316871

ISBN-13: 9780521316873

Edition: 1995

Authors: Christiaan Van den Hoek, David Mann, H. Martin Jahns

List price: $100.00
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Algae are ubiquitous; a multitude of species ranging from microscopic unicells to gigantic kelps inhabit the world's oceans, freshwater bodies, soils, rocks, and trees, and are responsible for most of the global production of organic matter by photosynthesis. They thus play a fundamental role in the world's ecosystems and a reliable and modern introduction to their kaleidoscopic diversity, systematics, and phylogeny is indispensable. In this textbook, the main groups of algae (divisions or phyla) are considered in turn. Each chapter begins with a summary of the principal characteristics of the group and interesting aspects of ecology and evolution. The final chapter is a synthesis, in which…    
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Book details

List price: $100.00
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 3/7/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 640
Size: 7.50" wide x 10.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.080
Language: English

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